Construction Cost Analysis of High-Performance Multi-Unit Residential Buildings in BC

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High-Performance, Mid-Rise, Multi-Unit Residential Buildings in BC

Does it really cost more to build a high-performance building? Historically, this question has been addressed with theoretical studies based on varying the design of common building archetypes, but nothing beats the real thing. ZEBx, in partnership with BTY Group and seven builders from across BC, has completed a cost analysis of seven high-performance, wood-framed, mid-rise, multi-unit residential buildings that meet Step 4 of the Energy Step Code or the Passive House standard. The results of the study may surprise you!


Read it here: Construction Cost Analysis of High-Performance Multi-Unit Residential Buildings in BC